Welcome to 40s VERY OWN DRUMS


Welcome to the Play Series 40s VERY OWN DRUMS online manual. Read this user guide and learn about the main controls and workflows to get started making music.

As part of the KONTAKT Play Series of instruments, 40s VERY OWN DRUMS delivers a collection of custom recorded and pristinely mixed drum kits. Developed in collaboration with grammy-winning producer Noah "40" Shebib, it brings the iconic sound of his SOTA Studios to your music productions.

With his minimalistic programming style, the sound quality and mix take center stage. Sounds were recorded from a range synthesizers, drum kits, percussion instruments, and unique percussive objects, and tailored using his specialized studio processing and effects. A customized "40" macro provides quick access to his famed underwater sound, removing top end and transients through filtering, sample rate reduction, compression and tape saturation. 40s VERY OWN DRUMS was designed to enhance your music creation with production ready kits, and ultimately aims to inspire you to explore and define your own signature sound.

In this user manual, you will learn about the main controls and workflows to get started making beats.

We hope you enjoy this instrument!


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